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Update on Bolivia: Official statements from President Evo Morales and Vice President Alvaro Garcia 


On November 10, 2019, it was reported that Bolivian President Evo Morales was forced to resign amid imperialist imposed unrest and violence following the October 20, 2019 elections, in what Evo’s government is declaring to be a coup by opposition forces in the country. The Burning Spear newspaper, as the official organ of the African People’s Socialist Party, declare our fierce and unwavering solidarity with the people of Bolivia involved in the struggle to overthrow imperialism.

There is No Such Thing as 'Afro-Latino' 


Due to having been under foreign domination for the past 600 plus years, African people around the world have lost a great sense of who we are. That is reflected in the fact that we often refer to ourselves as various foreign titles, most of them tying us to those who oppress us, such as ‘American’ or ‘French.’

The national power struggle to end U.S. influence in Venezuela 


Since Chavez came to power in 1998, his leadership made Venezuela one of the key centres of national liberation struggles in the world. Over 16 years later, his policies succeeded in shaping a new vision of Venezuela and of what is referred to as “Latin America.”

One of the first things Hugo Chavez and his United Socialist Party of Venezuela did was to take back control of the Venezuela’s oil resource, upon which the entire economy of Venezuela depends.